Cedarwood Oil as Complementary Treatment in Refractory Acne

Lauren A. Hassoun, Jennifer N. Ornelas, Raja K Sivamani

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Acne vulgaris is a widely prevalent chronic skin disease. Although multiple treatments are available, acne can sometimes be refractory to these treatments. The use of alternative medical therapies has increased within dermatology and for acne. This case report describes a patient in whom the addition of cedarwood oil was helpful in controlling acne.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-253
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine


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